Sunday, November 09, 2014

The St. Patrick's Well - Orvieto - Italy

It was built, in Orvieto, between 1527 and 1537 by Antonio da Sangallo for Pope Clement VII, who, after the sack of Rome in 1527 by the troops of Landsknecht on the pay of the Emperor Charles V, was determined to make the city where he took refuge  impregnable by building  a water reservoir....

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